Saturday’s news links – March 13, 2021

How The Racist War On Drugs Killed Breonna Taylor NewsOne

Ahead of Breonna Taylor anniversary, Kentucky Senate votes to criminalize insulting police Washington Post

The Acquittal of Derek Chauvin Has Already Begun The Nation

Cuomo

Murdoch Paper Gives Away the Game: Cuomo Is on Their Side FAIR

Andrew Cuomo’s governorship has been defined by cruelty that disguised chronic mismanagement. Why was that celebrated for so long? New York Magazine

INVESTIGATION: Cuomo Gave Immunity to Nursing Home Execs After Big Donations — Now People Are Dying Daily Poster [a reminder, from last May]

#COVID19

Philly vaccine map: Richer neighborhoods are getting more doses Billy Penn

Coverage of Texas’ Declaration of Covid Victory Left Out Rapidly Rising Toll FAIR

Kroger Closing Three Stores In L.A. To Avoid COVID Hazard Pay For Workers Labor411

Kroger accidentally vaccinates people with empty syringes Independent

Hundreds of covid cases reported at Tesla plant following Musk’s defiant reopening, county data shows Washington Post

Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Bill Gates profited the most during the pandemic Washington Post

An Honest History of Texas Begins and Ends With White Supremacy TNR

Hertz “deeply saddened” that it took 5 years to find the receipt to free an innocent man Boing Boing

Amazon

What if the most important election of the year is happening right now in Alabama? Guardian

‘Everybody shouldn’t be voting’: Arizona Republican defends voter restrictions as GOP pushes ‘fraud’ claims Independent

Brazil’s catastrophic management of COVID-19 threatens the entire world openDemocracy

China

‘Not Enough Being Done’ to Counter China’s Growing Aggression, US Military Officials Warn  Defense One

In Northern Ireland, a ‘shift in enthusiasm’ for Irish unity Al Jazeera

Inside ‘The Firm’: How The Royal Family’s $28 Billion Money Machine Really Works Forbes

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